All-time 'X' XIs - Part 3 of 6 (?)

All-time 'X' XIs - Part 3 of 6 (?)

Post by David Wheel » Sat, 05 Mar 1994 11:36:53


Continuing...

The Is
------

F. A. Iredale (A)
K. Ibadulla (P)
Imtiaz Ahmed (P)
D. J. Insole (E)
Imran Khan (P)
Ijaz Ahmed (P)
B. L. Irvine (SA)
Intikhab Alam (P)
R. Illingworth (E) (Ray, not Richard)
A. Igglesden (E)
Iqbal Qasim (P)
K. C. Ibrahim (I)

Another problem XI.  Short on pace bowlers, which is the only reason that
Igglesden gets in, no recognised wicket-keeper and you can choose your own
captain from Imran, Imtiaz, Intikhab and Illingworth.

The Js
------

A. O. Jones (E)
F. S. Jackson (c) (E)
A. H. Jones (NZ)
D. M. Jones (A)
Javed Miandad (P)
G. L. Jessop (E)
B. N. Jarman (w) (A)
V. W. C. Jupp (E)
I. W. Johnson (A)
B. Julien (A)
H. H. H. Johnson (WI)
R. D. Jackman (E)

A dearth of opening batsmen among the Js, though the batting is not bad in
depth which would, with luck, make up for a rather weak bowling attack.  Jupp,
while he did not play in many Tests, scored 1000 runs and took 100 wickets in
a season ten times.  I remember my Grandfather talking about him; a fine
player, apparently.

The Ks
------

P. N. Kirsten (SA)
C. Kelleway (A)
V. G. Kambli (I)
R. Kanhai (c) (WI)
A. Kallicharran (WI)
D. S. B. P. Kuruppu (SL)
Kapil Dev (I)
A. P. E. Knott (w) (E)
B. R. Knight (E)
A. S. Kennedy (E)
A. Kumble (I)
A. F. Kippax (A)

Bowling is the problem with this team.  Knight and Kennedy were both useful
all-rounders who scored 1000 runs and took 100 wickets in a season four and
five times respectively; both were usually middle-order batsmen, but here
they must play as bowlers.  The batting looks quite strong as a result.

The Ls
------

B. W. Luckhurst (E)
W. M. Lawry (A)
B. C. Lara (WI)
M. Leyland (E)
C. H. Lloyd (c) (WI)
D. T. Lindsay (SA)
Hon. A. Lyttleton (w) (E)
J. C. Laker (E)
H. Larwood (E)
D. K. Lillee (A)
G. A. Lohmann (E)
R. R. Lindwall (A)

This doesn't get any easier.  Try to find a better specialist wicket-keeper
than Lyttleton.  Another tough line-up, with the rejects once again forming
the basis of another team I wouldn't care to meet on a Saturday afternoon:

A. J. Lamb (E), A. L. Logie (WI), D. V. Lawrence (E), G. F. Lawson (A),
G. F. Labrooy (SL), J. K. Lever (E), G. A. R. Lock (E), P. J. Loader (E).

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All-time 'X' XIs - Part 3 of 6 (?)

Post by Prakash Ramaseshan Vachaspa » Mon, 07 Mar 1994 03:40:27

Quote:

> Continuing...

> The Is
> ------

> F. A. Iredale (A)
> K. Ibadulla (P)
> Imtiaz Ahmed (P)
> D. J. Insole (E)
> Imran Khan (P)
> Ijaz Ahmed (P)
> B. L. Irvine (SA)
> Intikhab Alam (P)
> R. Illingworth (E) (Ray, not Richard)
> A. Igglesden (E)
> Iqbal Qasim (P)
> K. C. Ibrahim (I)

> Another problem XI.  Short on pace bowlers, which is the only reason that
> Igglesden gets in, no recognised wicket-keeper and you can choose your own
> captain from Imran, Imtiaz, Intikhab and Illingworth.

> The Js
> ------

> A. O. Jones (E)
> F. S. Jackson (c) (E)
> A. H. Jones (NZ)
> D. M. Jones (A)
> Javed Miandad (P)
> G. L. Jessop (E)
> B. N. Jarman (w) (A)
> V. W. C. Jupp (E)
> I. W. Johnson (A)
> B. Julien (A)
> H. H. H. Johnson (WI)
> R. D. Jackman (E)

> A dearth of opening batsmen among the Js, though the batting is not bad in
> depth which would, with luck, make up for a rather weak bowling attack.  Jupp,
> while he did not play in many Tests, scored 1000 runs and took 100 wickets in
> a season ten times.  I remember my Grandfather talking about him; a fine
> player, apparently.

> The Ks
> ------

> P. N. Kirsten (SA)
> C. Kelleway (A)
> V. G. Kambli (I)
> R. Kanhai (c) (WI)
> A. Kallicharran (WI)
> D. S. B. P. Kuruppu (SL)
> Kapil Dev (I)
> A. P. E. Knott (w) (E)
> B. R. Knight (E)
> A. S. Kennedy (E)
> A. Kumble (I)
> A. F. Kippax (A)

> Bowling is the problem with this team.  Knight and Kennedy were both useful
> all-rounders who scored 1000 runs and took 100 wickets in a season four and
> five times respectively; both were usually middle-order batsmen, but here
> they must play as bowlers.  The batting looks quite strong as a result.

> The Ls
> ------

> B. W. Luckhurst (E)
> W. M. Lawry (A)
> B. C. Lara (WI)
> M. Leyland (E)
> C. H. Lloyd (c) (WI)
> D. T. Lindsay (SA)
> Hon. A. Lyttleton (w) (E)
> J. C. Laker (E)
> H. Larwood (E)
> D. K. Lillee (A)
> G. A. Lohmann (E)
> R. R. Lindwall (A)

> This doesn't get any easier.  Try to find a better specialist wicket-keeper
> than Lyttleton.  Another tough line-up, with the rejects once again forming
> the basis of another team I wouldn't care to meet on a Saturday afternoon:

> A. J. Lamb (E), A. L. Logie (WI), D. V. Lawrence (E), G. F. Lawson (A),
> G. F. Labrooy (SL), J. K. Lever (E), G. A. R. Lock (E), P. J. Loader (E).

> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> David A. Wheeler           | "There is a widely-held and quite erroneous
> Motorola Ltd.              |  belief that cricket is just another game."
> Basingstoke                |  - HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
> Hampshire                  |
> England                    | "Excreta tauri astutos confundit"


For the  J team

what about Douglas Jardine . He has the brains to win matches

Prakash

 
 
 

All-time 'X' XIs - Part 3 of 6 (?)

Post by Jiminy Cricke » Mon, 07 Mar 1994 10:37:48

David Wheeler writes
;>Continuing...
;>The Js
;>------
;>
;>A. O. Jones (E)
;>F. S. Jackson (c) (E)
;>A. H. Jones (NZ)
;>D. M. Jones (A)
;>Javed Miandad (P)
;>G. L. Jessop (E)
;>B. N. Jarman (w) (A)
;>V. W. C. Jupp (E)
;>I. W. Johnson (A)
;>B. Julien (A)
;>H. H. H. Johnson (WI)
;>R. D. Jackman (E)
;>
;>A dearth of opening batsmen among the Js, though the batting is not bad  
in

I believe Australia's Archie Jackson - who played test cricket briefly  
before his death in 1932, might be a candidate here - he did open for  
Australia alongside Bill Woodfull.  You might have Andrew Jones openng at  
the other end, while Dean would make a good #3 for the fall of an early  
wicket.

--
JC

 
 
 

All-time 'X' XIs - Part 3 of 6 (?)

Post by Pieter Vermeul » Tue, 08 Mar 1994 04:33:36


   The Is
   ------

   F. A. Iredale (A)
   K. Ibadulla (P)
   Imtiaz Ahmed (P)
   D. J. Insole (E)
   Imran Khan (P)
   Ijaz Ahmed (P)
   B. L. Irvine (SA)                     <------- One of SA's better keepers
   Intikhab Alam (P)
   R. Illingworth (E) (Ray, not Richard)
   A. Igglesden (E)
   Iqbal Qasim (P)
   K. C. Ibrahim (I)

   Another problem XI.  Short on pace bowlers, which is the only reason that
   Igglesden gets in, no recognised wicket-keeper and you can choose your own
                      ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
   captain from Imran, Imtiaz, Intikhab and Illingworth.

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